Sadie Ellis (Dreikurs) Garland
(1900 - 1996)
Sadie Ellis (Dreikurs) Garland was active/lived in Illinois. Sadie Garland is known for painting, art therapy.
Biography Sadie Ellis (Dreikurs) Garland
The following article by Teresa Barker was published in the Chicago Tribune Lifestyles section, April 12, 1987.
Sadie ``Tee`` Dreikurs was in 1st grade when an art teacher ripped up a drawing she had done of a purple cow and dismissed it as trash because, ``Cows are not purple. Cows are brown.`` The 87-year-old artist, therapist and social worker recalls the incident--and the anguish she felt--in her autobiography``Cows Can Be Purple: My Life and Art Therapy.``
Through decades of work, Dreikurs came to be respected internationally as the matriarch of ``art therapy,`` a counseling technique that taps creative expression as a source of emotional strength. Dreikurs came of age with some historic figures. At 11, she
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